Friday, November 20, 2009

The Anna's Hummingbird

The Anna's Hummingbird is the most common hummingbird in southern California, and one of only three species that are permanent residents of the US or Canada (Allen's and Costa's are the others). Unlike most other hummers, Anna's has a minimal song.


Physical Description;Average weight: male 4.31 g, female 4.07 g. The Anna's is the largest hummingbird seen on the west coast...Plumage;Adult male: Metallic green back, dark rose-red crown and gorget, grayish breast...Adult female: Green back, grayish-white breast, white throat with some red spots, white tips on outer tail feathers...Juveniles: Young of both sexes look like the adult female, but may have unmarked throats...photo's by "Smokey"

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Nice close up pictures Smokey! Still waiting for your own mountain lion photos though.

Anonymous said...

What smokeys gonna get us some live Mountain Lion pictures?

Smokey said...

yepp im gonna wear a meat suit